Philadelphia officials Aug. 5 described road closures, traffic restrictions and other transportation details for Pope Francis' September visit to the city.
Ken Hackett, The U.S. ambassador to the Holy See believes Pope Francis is traveling to the United States to challenge the country's people to live up to their ideals.
Preview: Some sisters made national headlines over their conflict with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles about who had the right to sell the sisters' villa-style convent.
Preview: Dozens of undocumented immigrants flooded a church respite center in McAllen, Texas, after the Border Patrol set them free without bus tickets in July.
Fr. Bob Stiefvater, pastor in the north side of Milwaukee since June 16, takes daily walks in the community as a way to show the church's presence in the area.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley urged senators to take federal money that goes to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and instead fund women's health care providers that do not promote abortion.
NCR Today: Milwaukee archdiocese settles; Francis says divorced, remarried not excommunicated; Bismark diocese cuts ties with Boy Scouts; China ordains Catholic bishop
The fight to turn the minimum wage into a living wage has won a few impressive rounds, but the bigger battle against economic inequality still faces challenging obstacles.
House members voted Tuesday to limit the number of people allowed in the House Chamber on Sept. 24 when Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress.
Americans are all for religious freedom -- but disagree on who can claim it.
Diverse religious groups are recognized -- but Christians and Jews are significantly more welcome than atheists, and many don't see a welcome mat for Muslims. And not everyone means the same thing when speaking of a "Christian" nation.
So finds a new look at Americans' religious self-image, detailed in a LifeWay Research survey released Wednesday.